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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #6879 most popular

What does the name "Poppy" mean?

Poppy (Latin): From the Flower

The name "Poppy" is of Latin origin and it means "From the Flower". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

P is for patience, the best of you!

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

P is for pride, strong and alive!

P is for pioneer, your adventuresome spirit.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Yppop". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Popyp". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Poppy" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Poppy? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,813 babies born with the name Poppy in the United States. That's more than enough Poppies to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1919 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Poppy" was in 2014 with a total of 244 babies.

According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Poppy" is not a popular baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of only 131 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Poppy popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Poppy in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Poppy

Poppy Montgomery

Poppy Montgomery is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1994 to present. Poppy was born in 1972 as Poppy Petal Emma Elizabeth Deveraux Donahue in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.


Poppy Rogers

Poppy Rogers is a theatre producer. Poppy was born in 1992.


Past life for Poppy born Feb 21, 2005

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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